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Add-On the Bill for AutismBC 2023

March 31st, 2023

AutismBC

For Allies

A big thank you to our fundraising partners celebrating Autism Acceptance Month! We are so grateful that these businesses are committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion, accessibility, and acceptance in their communities and beyond. Shop these businesses throughout April to make a donation to AutismBC or have a percentage of your purchase donated. All funds go to support AutismBC programs throughout the province for autistic children, youth, adults and their families.
Support AutismBC During Autism Acceptance Month by Shopping at Our Partner Businesses in April:
Odin Books

Specializing in Mental Health, Special Needs, Special Education, and related resources for communities, organizations, schools, and individuals, Odin Books has been a huge resource for the autism community. Donations will be collected in-person or online at Odin’s checkout so you can shop wherever you’re most comfortable. Double your impact — Odin Books will match all donations! Come and visit; as always, AutismBC members receive an additional 10% off! 

108 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5T 1V9

(604) 739-8804   |   Website   |   Facebook   |   Instagram   |   Twitter

 

1010Tires 

A feminine person with dark hair stands in front of a rack of tire rims. They hold a sign that reads "Autism Acceptance Starts With 10 10 Tires"s"

With excellent customer service and great offers on tires and tire & wheel packages for all seasons, visit 1010Tires Vancouver location and speak with any of their knowledgeable and experienced tire and wheel experts!  Donations will again be collected in person on behalf of AutismBC 

Vancouver
732 Southeast Marine Drive, Vancouver
604-324-5999

Vancouver, BC   |   Website   |    Instagram

 

Crow & Sparkle 

A person with a short beard, sleeve tattoo, and painted nails sits in front of an art station. They are wearing a black t-shirt and pin with the rainbow gradient autism symbol. They hold a sign that reads "Autism Acceptance Starts With" followed by the Crow and Sparkle logo, a stylized crow's head

A small e-commerce business in Nanaimo, BC, specializes in mixed metal jewelry and wooden pins. Purchase one of Crow & Sparkle’s beautiful, durable and rustic pieces or hand-made wooden pins that invite wearers to embrace their identity and love themselves for who they are. 20% of sales is donated to AutismBC! 

Nanaimo, BC   |   Website   |    Instagram

 

Venture Enterprises 

 

Venture Enterprises is an entrepreneurial program that supports innovative individuals with developmental disabilities, creating businesses of their own with the assistance of their Vocational Trainers. These businesses, based out of North Shore ConneXions Society, provide reliable, efficient and necessary services & products to the community.  AutismBC is honoured to have North Shore ConneXions Society and Venture Enterprises participate and collect donations on their Online Shop Home Page during Autism Acceptance Month.  From Cookbooks to Pet Toys and other innovations, check out a variety of products and services here on their online store.

North Vancouver, BC   |   (604) 671-1819   |   [email protected]   |   Instagram

 

Can’t make it to our participating stores?

Please consider making a donation to AutismBC to show your support at www.autismbc.ca/donate  

 
How else can you support AutismBC programs during Autism Acceptance month?
Shop at Quality Foods — THANKS A BUNCH

 

From April 10 through to April 16, Vancouver-Island-based Quality Foods will once again be running their “Thanks a Bunch” Fundraiser benefitting AutismBC programs and services across the province!  Visit Quality Foods and 50 cents will be donated for every bunch of carrots, spinach, beets, green onions and radishes sold.  If you purchase all five, $2.50 goes to AutismBC!

Drop by Saturday, April 15 to the Langford Location (977 Langford Parkway, Unit 113) to say ‘hi’ to AutismBC Vancouver Island Coordinator, Sarah TaylorSarah will be there with an information table and to chat about AutismBC services on the island. 

Website

Drop off clothing and fabric at a Big Mouth Bin

 

These bins are hosted by our partner Trans-Continental Textile Recycling. AutismBC receives a percentage donation of the value. 

MJM Furniture Warehouse – 8041 132 St, Surrey  
Esso Fraser Highway – 15775 Fraser Hwy, Surrey  
Shell Newton – 7245 128 St, Surrey   
Langley Transfer Station – 1070 272 St, Aldergrove  
Esso King George – 6221 King George Blvd 
Petro Canada Pitt Meadows – 19181 Lougheed Hwy, Pitt Meadows 
Atlas Animal Hospital – 5696 Fraser Street, Vancouver  
Best Foods Grocery – 1002 East 12th Avenue, Vancouver 
Famous Foods – 1595 Kingsway, Vancouver 
 

Donate an old vehicle or scrap metal and support AutismBC: 

 

A giant crane crushes a small, stripped red car. Painted on the side are the words "it for Autism" the first word is illegible. A junk heap is in the background against a grey sky.

 

Throughout Vancouver Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and newly added Interior BC (including Kamloops, Kelowna, Lillooet, and Merritt), you can donate a car, truck, motorcycle, van, or pretty much any kind of vehicle or metals, with proceeds going to AutismBC!  Call for vehicle pickup with Your Choice To Donate or bring your metal donations to Fraser Valley Metal Recycling at the address below. It’s that easy! 

34272 Industrial Way, Abbotsford, BC 
Website   |   Facebook    

 

Support Tyler Kuntz in his “KMs for Kids” Fundraiser for AutismBC!

 

“As the father of a son on the spectrum, I understand the hurdles many families can face and the financial strain of finding resources and programs that suit a child’s needs. AutismBC has been a resource and advocate for many, and I want to help them in their mission.”  

I am committed to riding the 60 km round trip commute to work until April 2nd, World Autism Day.  

I’m riding to raise awareness and my hope is that every kilometre I ride gets us closer to providing resources and support to families with kids on the spectrum.  Thank you for your kind consideration and your help in my efforts to raise awareness and contribute to the great programs at AutismBC.”   

Tyler Kuntz 

Donate today here.

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